cinematographer

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

While visiting Sydney earlier this year, I had a good long chat with Den Lennie about the challenges of building and sustaining your Production Company, as well as how to…

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Rick Joaquim

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Rick Joaquim

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Filmtools decided to take a deeper look into the world of a Filmmaker…

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Last summer I replaced my trusty Sekonic L-758Cine light meter with the new L-858D model. The 858D features a mix of physical buttons and a touchscreen UI, and…

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

He is the current President of the American Society of Cinematographers and at times he shoots on the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K for  Freeform/ABC “The Fosters.&#8221…

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

One of the light fixtures that I often use is the ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal, or leko. If you aren’t familiar with them, this particular type of ellipsoidal…

Roger Deakins and His New Website

Roger Deakins and His New Website

After years Roger Deakins ASC, BSC, CBE updates his website. Updates include a new “look at lighting plans.”&nbsp…

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: “The Force Awakens” and the History of Star Wars

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: “The Force Awakens” and the History of Star Wars

Now that “The Force Awakens” the latest entry in George Lucas’ epic series has been released, here is a brief history of the cinematographers behind the &#8220…

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: “Creed” and the Evolution of the Fight Scene

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: “Creed” and the Evolution of the Fight Scene

 As this holiday greets the release of the latest entry in the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed,” we examine the evolution of the fight scene. &nbsp…

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: Jo Willems and “MockingJay – Part 2”

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: Jo Willems and “MockingJay – Part 2”

Hot off the release of the final installment of the popular “Hunger Games” film series, we examine the cinematography of “Mockingjay, Part 2&#8221…

Sony FS5: 4K Hands on Video

Sony FS5: 4K Hands on Video

The production team at Adorama try out the new Sony FS5 professional camcorder…